Kewanee District 229 News

KHS Biology Students study DNA

September 28, 2018

Biology students in Ms. Hoadley’s class are pictured here extracting DNA from a strawberry. This is a culminating activity for their DNA unit. After the experiment, studen...

Amanda Johnson's mileage club at Central received a grant this year through Marathon Kids sponsored by Nike. she recieved enough money to give prizes out to the first 1...

The Neponset 8th Grade Volleyball team earns title, BVEC Conference Champs! Neponset will play for tournament championship Thursday night in Bradford at 6 p.m. 

The Irving third grade has been "raising" butterflies, watching them cacoon and then releasing them when they are ready to fly away. September 18th was the second rele...

KHS Choir members have upgraded from sheet music to a digital musical app using ipads.  Music Director Alex Binek along with assistance from the Kewanee District Tech depar...

Central Jr High 8th grade volleyball player Harper G. was presented with a signed volleyball from KHS senior Molly W. before Thursdays varsity game against BV. The two partnered...

The Central Steamers’ junior high softball team will put its 16-1 record on the line Friday, Sept. 7th as postseason play begins. The Steamers are the top seed in the G...

KHS Band performs at Hog Days

September 4, 2018

The Kewanee High School Marching Boilermakers took the main stage during the Hog Days festivities on Saturday wearing their brand new uniforms. The band played selections from t...

Irving Elementary School students participated in center activities on Friday to celebrate Hog Days and learn about the meaning of Labor Day. Students made pig noses with Ms. Re...

District 229 would like to welcome our 2018-2019 New teachers!  Gabriella Hoffman, Kindra Callahan, Elizabeth Bral, Yesenia Guerrero, Taylor Morland, Kayla Jewell, Andrea C...

The Bureau County Cattlemen's Association has donated $200 to Kewanee High School Family and Consumer Science Department to help promote the use of Beef products in the clas...

Coach Lewis tweeted: "We had 23 teams and close to 100 hole sponsors! Thanks for always supporting our athletes in a BIG way Kewanee!! Good to see these guys at our play...

The second and third grade summer school students took a tour of the Research and Robotics building at Martin Engineering on Tuesday June 19th. Students learned about the produc...

T. Getz (7th Grade) placed 3rd in the 800M at the IESA State Tournament in Peoria on May 19th breaking his own personal record by 6 seconds and the school record by 2 seconds.&n...

The students at Belle Alexander have been learning about different jobs and careers during their social-emotional learning (SEL) lessons this month. To have some fun and he...

Alley Hulslander, Resource Conservationist, from the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District presents a new bicycle to Irving poster contest winner!

L Meyer, Neponset Grade School 7th grade student, qualified for State Track in the high jump. She will compete this Friday, May 11th in East Peoria. She is coached by ...

Second grade students participated in camp "9-1-1" in cooperation with the police department. All second grade students receive a t-shirt and book bag reminding them o...

Irving second grade students had the opportunity to visit the petting zoo held at KHS by the FFA. They learned about a variety of farm animals, were able to pet many of them inc...

Ms. Mathew’s Third Grade class has had “mystery” readers come to read to the class on Thursdays. Today, their mystery reader was Mr. Steve Looney, Kewanee&rsqu...

Third Graders at Irving celebrated Earth Day. Students made an Earth Day bracelet, ate "dirt and worms", and decorated brown bags from Save a Lot and Aldi's to rem...

23 students were inducted into the Kewanee High School National Honor Society on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Good’s Gymnasium, with a dinner held in their honor from...

Coach Atwell's Monthly Athletic Reports

In 1973, when Kewanee Hog Days was celebrating its 20th year, the committee at that time felt the need for some type of theme or tagline in honor of the occasion. "Thre...